Monday, June 5, 2023

U.S. Copyright Office Updates Their “Fair Use” Database

copyright_database_updateThis past April the U.S. Copyright Office launched the U.S. Copyright Office’s Fair Use Index, designed to provide the public with searchable summaries of major fair use decisions. They just updated their database with a list of “fair use” cases and synopses.

According to the U.S. Copyright Office, “Although not a substitute for legal advice, the Index is searchable by court and subject matter and provides a helpful starting point for those wishing to better understand how the federal courts have applied the fair use doctrine to particular categories of works or types of use, for example, music, internet/digitization, or parody.”

You can search for cases or just scroll down the list here.


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